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November 19, 2018
Pierce County voters numbered 17,614 in the Nov. 6 midterm election, not including absentee voters, compared to 14,743 four years ago. File photo
Midterm voter turnout in Pierce County substantially higher than 2014
November 19, 2018 - 11:00am
November 6, 2018
Hove wins re-election for Pierce County Sheriff
November 6, 2018 - 10:55pm
This machine, which scans and tabulates votes, was jammed from about 8:55 to about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the River Falls High School polling place. While the machine was jammed, the top, locked compartment was used to collect hand-filled paper ballots. Those ballots will be kept in the locked compartment until after voting has finished, when election officials will scan the ballots through the machine. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia.
Voting machine jam fixed, ballots secure, election official reports
November 6, 2018 - 10:38am
December 13, 2017
A survey indicating the state's voter ID law kept 17,000 people from voting is being questioned by Hudson's Dean Knudson, a member of the Wisconsin Elections Commission. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson’s Knudson questions voting report; more state news stories
December 13, 2017 - 10:48am
September 27, 2017
U.S. Senate Republican Ron Johnson told constituents he hasn't given up the fight to repeal Obamacare. RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Wisconsin Roundup: Johnson: I Won't Give Up Trying To Repeal Obamacare; plus more state news
September 27, 2017 - 8:48am
March 15, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers to get earful on high-capacity well bill; state to purge nonvoters from voter rolls; 8 more state news stories
March 15, 2017 - 12:09pm
March 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man allegedly used nails as political retribution; poll worker training promised to keep 17-year-olds from voting; 7 more state news stories
March 14, 2017 - 4:04pm
December 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker supports Constitutional Convention renewed proposal would reduce child support paid by the wealthy; and 11 state news stories
December 20, 2016 - 11:09am
December 6, 2016
Ballots cast on touch-screen machines turned out paper rolls reflecting each voter's selection. Here, Gene McKahan of River Falls cuts individual ballots out as town of Gilman resident Linda Price assists during recount efforts in Pierce County. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Mike Longaecker)
Presidential ballots recount underway in Pierce, St. Croix counties
December 6, 2016 - 11:14am
October 26, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
October 26, 2016 - 8:57am
October 24, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
October 24, 2016 - 9:39am
October 20, 2016
River Falls City Clerk Lu Ann Hecht holds a stack of ballots from people who've already voted in the Nov. 8 election. Hundreds more early voting ballots have been turned or mailed in. In the weeks ahead, hundreds more are expected to keep the early voting trend going in River Falls. The city clerk's office is the first open window on the left as you walk past the City Hall entrance. Call, email or go there for absentee voting questions. (River Falls Journal photo by Phil Pfuehler)
Why wait until Nov. 8 to vote?
October 20, 2016 - 3:18pm
February 3, 2016
If you’re going to vote, be informed
February 3, 2016 - 12:51pm
March 10, 2010
Editorial: Pick who'd best deliver justice
March 10, 2010 - 8:02am
September 22, 2009
Lawmakers vote today on longstanding bills
September 22, 2009 - 9:02am
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